People around the country are facing extreme challenges due to winter weather. As of Feb. 18, 34 deaths were linked to severe weather across seven states. Residents in Texas are facing severe cold, long-lasting power outages, water issues and food insecurity. Things are bad in Oklahoma, after a record-setting stretch of sub-zero temperatures. A winter … Continue reading How you can help people facing severe winter weather
It's tax time! Employees want to know: how do I document workplace giving charitable donations for my taxes? For payroll donations, the IRS wants you to have two things: A copy of your pledge A copy of your last paystub of the year or a W-2 If you donated through the King County Employee Giving … Continue reading Tax Documentation for Workplace Giving Donations
The 2020 Nonprofit Expo Series will kick off on Thursday, October 22nd! Join the Employee Giving Program via Zoom from 11-12PM every Thursday through November 20 to learn about nonprofits engaged in the work you care about. Each week will feature organizations working in the following key service areas: Oct. 22, 11-12PM: Social & Economic … Continue reading Announcing the 2020 Online Nonprofit Expo Series
Recruiting work-site Ambassadors for the 2020 Annual Giving Drive. Sign-up for training here. Yes, you can have it all.
Employee referred nonprofits are our favorite! It is our goal, after all, to connect Employees to the causes they are passionate about. Invite your favorite nonprofit here. As an Employee Champion, during the Annual Giving Drive you may: Share about your favorite nonprofit Invite them in or do a special event in their honor Pledge … Continue reading Now is the Time to Invite Your Favorite Nonprofit
Here at the program, we believe in the strong power of philanthropy and know that our nonprofit organizations are on the front lines of this work. This is a long haul issue and we need our nonprofit organizations to make it through to the other side. Philanthropy is a huge act of community and builds … Continue reading Giving during COVID-19
It's time to celebrate all the goodness! And that means celebrating you, our King County Employees — the people who went above and beyond to make the Annual Giving Drive a success. You’re invited to our Annual Employee Giving Program Celebration and Awards! Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:30-10 a.m. King County Courthouse 9th Floor Room … Continue reading You’re Invited: Star Awards & Celebration
by Maddy Taylor On September 1, 2019, Hurricane Dorian, with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph, was the most powerful tropical cyclone on record to strike the Bahamas, reaching its peak as a Category 5. The estimated $7 billion in property damage was catastrophic; most structures were destroyed or swept out to sea. Over 70,000 … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian – Helping after Natural Disasters
Recruiting work-site Ambassadors for the 2018 Annual Giving Drive. Sign-up for training here. Yes, you can have it all.
Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams for outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Rookie of the Year: Kathleen Bishop and Alison Yamasaki (not pictured). This award recognizes Ambassadors who are doing this for their first time. Who take it by the horns and jump right in. This team rocked outreach to … Continue reading 2018 Ambassador STAR Awards – Rookie of the Year, Kathleen Bishop and Alison Yamasaki